childhood development


Just a little bit of cotton wool?

My two year old looks like Mike Tyson. Post-match. She has a swollen nose, dried blood and scabs all over her upper lip, and a couple of nice shiners coming up. My tough little chic didn’t go three rounds in a boxing ring though – she went head-to-head with the edge of a terracotta pot […]


Mothers and daughters

The intensity of the relationship between mother and daughter can be either magical or maddening, and always complex. Building a mutual sense of trust and understanding is the first step to deciphering mother-daughter dynamics.


No more night fright

The thing that goes bump in the night could be your child having a night terror or sleepwalking. It’s often more harrowing for parent than child, but there are simple ways to deal with these nocturnal activities so everyone can rest easy.